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Learning

With the Science Museum back open, we are welcoming small educational group visits through our doors. Use our resources below during your visit to spark curiosity and promote thinking and questioning.

Hunt for amazing objects

Design and Engineering

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Design and Engineering. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Energy

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Energy. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Explorer

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects at the Science Museum, London. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Forces

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Forces. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Health

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Health. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Light and sound

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Light and Sound. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Materials

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Materials. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Mathematics

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects related to Mathematics. Great for KS2 and KS3 students.

Quentin Blake object hunt

Look out for these iconic exhibits and their inventors illustrated by Quentin Blake around the museum. For KS2, KS3 and KS4.

Follow the trails and discuss

Spectacular space trail

Lead your pupils on a trail exploring the space-related exhibits in the Science Museum galleries. For KS2.

Chatterbox challenge: space

Explore the amazing space themed objects in the Science Museum using your observation skills and curiosity. For KS2.

Chatterbox challenge

Create a chatterbox to help you explore the amazing objects in the Science Museum. For KS2.

Talking points cards

Challenge students to find objects in the Who am I? gallery and discuss questions around genetics and the human body. For KS4.

Apps and games

Treasure Hunters

Turn your museum visit into a giant interactive game with our free downloadable app. Suitable from EYFS through to KS3.

InfoAge+ app

Get more from your visit to the Science Museum’s amazing Information Age gallery. For KS3.